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Shakespeare for All: A 2-Day Workshop

Shakespeare for All: A 2-Day Workshop

"A weekend with William Shakespeare"

Over 400 years since his death, he continues to touch our lives in more ways than we can imagine.

The art we love, the poetry we recite and the cinema we identify with just wouldn't be what they are without the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare, inarguably one of the world's greatest playwrights (Yes, this applies to masala Hindi cinema as well and to countless creative narratives the world over. You'd be surprised to know just how many stories are his.)

It would be no exaggeration, therefore, to argue that modern storytelling owes its existence to the man. For example, the way in which Shakespeare’s plots move forward has helped define modern play-writing. Similarly, Shakespeare’s complex characterizations have brought forth a new type of storytelling in which characters’ choices drive plots forward. As a result, journeys in his plays are dynamic and his characters undergo a significant amount of change.

In addition, Shakespeare is also credited as having invented genres that mixed both tragedy and comedy. His genre-bending work contributed to brand-new experiences of both storytelling and theater.

In a two day workshop, Living Bridge and its mentor Kalyani Sardesai are all set to explore in simple, contemporary language as to how and why Shakespeare continues to be significantly significant-no matter who came before or after him.


Workshop Details:

Date: 27th to 28th October, 2018

Time: 10:00am to 05:00pm

Seats: 12

Age: 14 & above

Fees: Rs.3600/-

Early Bird Offer: Rs.3200/- (Valid until 17th October)

Venue: Living Bridge Training Centre, Aundh, Pune

Contact: +91 9890000587/ 9823131486

Email ID: bGl2aW5nYnJpZGdlcHVuZSB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t

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Workshop Content:

# The Universality of his stories and his ability to establish emotion that would resound with humanity everywhere-thereby leading to endless adaptations of his works in film, theater, print and music, well beyond the Western world.

# His impact on language and literature. His unforgettable phrase-making recurs on the lips of millions who do not realize they are quoting Shakespeare: “a fool’s paradise”; “the game is up”; “dead as a doornail”; “more in sorrow than in anger”; “cruel, only to be kind”; and dozens more.

# A look at some of his iconic plays and how they are the base of endless stories.

# Theater, art, film and its close link with socio-political trends.

# Audio visual presentation on Shakespeare.

# Adaptive writing experiment.



Kalyani Sardesai, having dealt with assorted media houses over the last 17 years, is well acquainted with the difficulties faced by the users of the language. Her academic qualifications include a gold medal in the Bacherlors in Communication and Journalism program of the University of Pune, and an MA in English Literature program ( for which she topped her college), apart from a PG diploma in Advertising and Copywriting. Thus, she is well-equipped to take you through the various nuances of English grammar and communication. A teacher of creative and feature writing, apart from being a script writer, book editor and author, she is passionate about communicating how and why language and its nuances are so important. Above all, she'd like to stress the point that good language skills are not a gift bestowed upon the chosen few; it is completely possible to pick up good grammar and communication skills at any stage of one's life.


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Training Centre:

18, Omkar, Runanubandh Colony

Kotbagi Hospital Lane,

Next to Delhi Kitchen,

Aundh, Pune 411007

Email: bGl2aW5nYnJpZGdlcHVuZSB8IGdtYWlsICEgY29t

Website: www.livingbridge.net

Ph: +91 9890000587/ 9823131486

Registrations are on first paid first served basis. Limited Seats Only!

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